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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - June 3, 1944, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Iowa weather mostly Cloudy with Thunder showers tonight and showers sunday. Cooler tonight and sunday. Fresh to Strong winds. By i City final 5 cents to Lite 62�?number 146. Cedar Iowa saturday june 3, 1944.associated press United press. International news Rome a Fite rests with nazis Blaze shuttle route to Russia establish operations with reds dramatic nazi attempt to capture Tito fails by Joseph Morton. Bari. Italy May 29 delayed apr German paratroopers supported by glider borne infantry swarmed Down and captured the bosnian her Quot quarters of marshal Tito May 25 but failed to catch _. the wily yugoslav Leader parti East Ken command u. S. 5an sources disclosed today. Strategic air Force some Field marshal Erwin Rommel where in Russia apr Strong whose whereabouts had been a formations of american Fly my try or weeks was said to. A a. A. _ have directed the attack person ing fortresses and Mustang a a fighters escorts have landed at secretly prepared american bases in Russia alter bombing romanian targets accomplishing West East bombing of Hitler s fortress for the first Tito escaped to the mountains along with major Randolph Churchill son of the British prime minister and virtually ail Allied officers attached to Tito a staff. Fortresses blast nazis in Daylight London apr a. S. Heavy bombers struck twice at nazi coastal fortifications in the Pas de Calais and Boulogne areas of France saturday carrying on the non Stop Aerial assault of Europe now under intensified pressure after the shuttle raid to russian bases. Flying two missions from Britain for the second Day a Force of 250 flying fortresses and liberators with equally Strong escort to of two Allied correspondents me and establishing joint st0y8?1 Pribichevich of time life., offensive operations with the and Fortune magazines John to Randolph Churchill 5 co emplacements in the red air Force. Bot of Reuters and two photog j operation a com Raphers were captured in the nazi the nazis. Preceded by bomb attack. The historic t. A a. Plated i rid by. Was to be but Pribichevich shaped a the fruition of s ame a part san attack on new noun Ulouse mean russian a r i 11 s h air plan through which the three Powers in intimate collaboration brought a. C. The most far Flag portions of the. A by s eng Stuka nazi Domain under precision a5,a a preceded the to it oct it i Fiji j airborne assault on the Headquarters situated in a vast Grotto near Cedar new a s tarted from Italy. Drvar 70 Miles North of split. The Rock Island lines has be / a it ,�aie.a4ir.rtc the. Paratroopers and gliders followed gun construction of a 12-stall a _. Anutt a a it Mhina unc i sin Hrh quickly coordinating their attack Roundhouse modern in All detail of ? raiders hurled prob or in Bai to i i with. Powerful ground assault in in Cedar , officials of the tons of a ves on from bases in Ltd let. The Medette who Ltd Anks Ltd the Way. J Road announced saturday. Tbs a Atlantic wan Section for a i. A with bitter fighting raging Over the Structure which will Cost j ? morning and similar fleets roared Back in the afternoon to the same area. These West Wall fortifications were hit Friday in their heaviest a a it it my i Daylight pounding of the War and a Bema Dilill Soo . Bombers attacked the a a. A West Wall defences and crumbling re in ref Tel Rynn facilities Friday night. Us Lluvia Idiu Ilu Daylight attacks sent the air offensive into its sixteenth Day. Tons of explosives. Fighting raging a wide area and Vantage Points in excess of $110,000, will be built Ranegan air command announced without details that its planes had Ciaffi a so in rep re a Riff not it German transports and additional i Ings thus consolidating All engine m is i n to gliders poured in More men Field repair and servicing facilities in mph Morton at Bun. Italy. Was places supp a a throughout one Yard. Held up by the censors. A special communique issued the afternoon night and follow the red Brick Roundhouse will my Day. Smashing Down in the last 24 hours on this area closest to Britain. The night blows climaxed i Day which saw the Allied air forces expand their pincers Campaign against the continent to a three i i u�4. Have stalls 115 feet Long and will was f5riaj,stranglehold from Brit a a s225s a a partisans regained much be provided with a turn table i t1jn Mediterranean and rus the Ala Terr Nean saturday ground the first night but on the which will accommodate the rocks a rounding off a Day which brought an epochal shuttle raid by american bombers to new pm or i Sian bases and two heavy bomber j Opp ill attacks on France from Britain by morning Sevet a1 hours after full Sec Ofha my the enemy managed i islands larger class locomotives flu uhf f Corne of a i Quot i to Rush an armoured column into such As the 5000-class and the i ii. F s i Quot a tort. Meanwhile taking the in new 5100-class, legs to Vanoers Ana Rigters Ai portent Airport of Petrovay 14 the construction program also jacked enemy targe. In Romania North and bombing several Calls for the remodelling of the. ,. D. A Kruity am proceed-1 to russian part san towns in the Vicinity. Machine shop building and the of. Night bomber bases. Relocation of water Sand fuel dealt a Quick follow up drub it continued As is customary j Allied planes Aid tile. J cinder handling a cities to German defences along no further details can be Given planes of the u. S. Fifteenth a contract for the construction Etc Aulne coast fld a a Ain atoll this operation except by the Ajr Force Anco the . W ent to has been awarded the Stark build a. The great trapped railway air commander in rums. Com the Aid of Tito a men. Fortresses my company of Cedar . Quot Ai As a he outskirts of Paris plete details will be made Avail pounded the big German Supply a a be a Cerf a of mosque Able when publication will in no operations Center at a Hac on May t Arr inn Mhor ii attacked the Mical Center Way jecs Jardine the Sucre s of 26. Liberators roared across the a oui Voncier j of Leve Kusen in Germany near combat official communique. Nazi prisoners dazed Adolf hitlers Quot supermen Quot Are pictured Here after their surrender to the hard fighting men of the fifth army during the smashing Allied Advance toward Rome. There is very Little evidence of the Quot Superman Quot left in these wounded nazis. Adriatic twice and Quot plastered to tour new Guinea ent Quot Attak not Halo troop concentrations at nine def. A a. A Otner Lorma _. Ferent Points. With Gen. Macnider t 0slji Yttri Tajn a alas. The dramatic arrival of a Mer at the same time and t seventeen British planes Wen lean timbers and fighters on bus spitfire Bint in the area Thor somewhere in Australia missing from the night operations Sian soil presumably from Italy,1 of g h i v attacking transports apr Warren k. Atherton of and at least seven German fight evoked this first communique from troops and airfields from which Stockton. Calif., american legion ers were shot Down the air min dec i is a Eastern command v. S the. Retype Trok off. One founder Confer Rrt saturday is try announced up on Biak Isle advanced Allied head quarters new Guinea Satur strategic air Force a Laree Force of strategic bombers and fighters Friday Macarthur formation caught a troop train with .u01?.�5. C. Near pod ice and left it in flames up Satorv to rising the South to with More than too nazis hanging we Pacic War area. Tacked romanian target eco a Sta of and strewn of it Steed by our russian ally and than ai0n tracks. Continued to Rudd Iii bases. A enemy opposition was slight. One bomber was lost and one fighter is still outstanding. Quot the red air Force cooperated by attacking enemy Aird Romes on the route of the Allied strategic Force and providing area fighter late Friday night the Budapest radio went off the air a possibility that the second phase of the shuttle operation might be under Way rousing Welcome. Ground troops employed in the magi Effort to trap Tito were estimated unofficially Here at four divisions at least. Striking from Bihac. 40 Miles Northwest from Bania Luka 48 Miles Northeast and Lino 50 Miles Southeast they sought to envelop the yugoslav High command and members of Allied in ton d. A. Former legion commander. They w Ere met by Brig. Gen. Hanford Macnider of Mason City la., another former National commander. Navy spends record sums Washington a a the Day apr american Jungle Navy is spending More than $1,000 troopers Friday night fought to the per minute to keep its planes in top of a heavily wooded Ridge a be Ajro knocking Down enemy overlooking the Bosanek Lokmer. Fevers bombing enemy bases and Road to increase their pressure moving supplies and men about on the desperate japanese de ,0 this was disclosed saturday in situation is brighter on labor front by the associated Tress. Labor disputes which earlier this week had kept some 50,000 workers away from their jobs troubled la industries saturday but Only an estimated 11.000 employees were affected by the series of work stoppages. Most of the work interruptions were in industries in the Southern and Eastern sections of the country and in most of the controversies less than 1,000 employees were kept Idle at any one Plant giving the labor front its brightest picture in several weeks. The biggest walkout was at the american steel and wire company a Worcester mass., Plant where about 3,600 workers remained Idle for the sixth Day in what Cio Union leaders said was an unauthorized strike. The walkout was reported caused because of a controversy Over company Union grievance procedure. There was no indication of a settlement of a dispute which resulted in we Ork stoppage last thursday of 2,500 textile workers at Danville a. Spinners at the Riverside and Dan River Cotton Mills struck thursday in protest against employment of negroes and the Lack of yarn resulted in enforced idleness for More than 2,000 other workers a two Day walkout at the Bethlehem steel company a Plant at Lackawanna n. Y., ended saturday with the return of 140 workers to their jobs. Other labor controversies halted or slowed production in an ordnance Plant at Carbondale ii a say Reton Ala., Coal mine a Tampa fla., shipyard a Berwick. Pa., foundry and the Pullman Standard company at Birmingham Ala. A strike of about 850 workers in bakeries in Toledo and Cincinnati continued making bread supplies scarce for the residents of the two Ohio cities. Bus service to several Florida Tennessee and Georgia cities was interrupted by a work stoppage of 25 mechanics and maintenance men in the Southeastern greyhound bus lines. The dispute officials said was Over a new York schedule. Allies will spare it of undefended seventeen British planes were fenders of Biak Gen Douglas Macarthur announced today. Enemy resistance atop the vital Heights was shattered by the Tough sixth army yanks who invaded the largest of the Schouten islands a week ago today. We Are now mopping up a a Mediterranean Allied air Force flew approximately 1,700 sorties Friday. A communique said five of Atherton will leave shortly for these italian based planes were new Guinea where Gen. Mac 1 hissing. Nider who was wounded in the Giurgiu is romanians most in Buna Campaign will conduct him tort ant River port for the ship on an inspection tour. Continued on Page 2, col. 4. The american flyers were greeted by beaming russian anti Amer daughter of Navy doctor is kidnapped Seattle apr in what to Iowa group acts on wig rules nearly 7,000 tons of explosives. 1,700 sorties. Allied bombers based in Italy attacked objectives at Giurgiu a Headquarters spokesman said of romanian City pm the Danube americans struggle to throw a in t 8n_es a a i out the japanese who have been holding up the Advance on Tho important Lokmer Ai drome since monday. The enemy had dug in prepared positions on the Ridge and streamed sniper fire Down on the yanks moving West along the Road. Storming of the Ridge was achieved near ibid and Mandom villages just off the main route Between Blasnek and Lokmer Ai drome which is Only 880 Miles from the Southern Philippines. The Sori do and Bor Okoe airfields Are just beyond Lokmer. Men of Oil from the Plesti Fields. Exclusive of the night attacks a total of More than 5,000 Allied planes participated in the massive two Way assaults Friday dropping nationwide War manpower commission priority referral program was approved and endorsed Friday afternoon by the now a management labor committee George d. Haskell state wac director in an enthusiastic Celebration huddled in a Blanket from her announced following the action. The american legion of Merit. Let a a Doorstep 14 blocks Haskell said he also had re which the flyers had brought was away. Cei Ved word from Frank m. Rang presented to soviet it. Gen. Alex Robert f Ballard in Temelis War Ander . A Char off the King county Herbo View i of cars Iran ground Crew. As Well As an lice described As a a thwarted kid official welcoming group w hich in 5 year old Florence eluded u. S. Ambassador w Marks naval doctors daughter Averell Harriman and maj Gen. Early saturday War carried Down John r Deane head of the Amer a 16-foot ladder from her Bedman military Mission to Russia. Sr0�m window and abandoned. Des Moines apr the new mail from great Britain delayed a compilation of statistics by rear Admiral William Brent Young chief of the Bureau of supplies and accounts. A a we Are spending $1,500,000 a Day to keep Navy planes flying Quot be said. The Admiral reported that Navy fuel purchases for All purposes including aviation amount to nearly $2,000,000,000 a year. Young addressing employees of the Bureau which handles most purchases of naval supplies also reported that each week the Navy spends $11,500,000 for wearing apparel. Other statistics disclosed by the supplies and accounts chief food purchases increased 450 percent but a a so controlled that Navy men boast of the Best food in the world without seriously Dis Allied Headquarters. Naples apr Allied forces have a broken through enemy positions South of Rome in Many places a a and now hold most of the Alban Hills dominating the approaches to Rome Headquarters announced saturday night. Allied Headquarters. Naples apr fifth army troops have captured Rabico West of Val Montone. Rabico is on the via castling one and three Quarter Miles North eur of Val Montone. Other fifth army forces seized Lan Uvion Southwest of Velletri. And eighth army men reached Ana i. Allied Headquarters Naples apr the Allied command in Italy pledged every precaution to safeguard Rome in a statement saturday following Pope Pius plea that the City be spared but declared its Fate Lay in the hands of the germans that they would be ousted by Force if they defended the capital. A Berlin broadcast quoting a foreign office spokesman declared the italian capital is free of German armed forces. A on the German Side everything has been done for months to preserve Rome from such a Fate a it declared. A Rome today can be regarded As a City free from armed saturday s Allied pledge expressed Hope the enemy a will not make such an ill considered choices a to defend Rome. Pope Pius in his Appeal declared that a whoever would dare lift a hand against Rome would be guilty of a the allies have Only taken and will Only take Mhilary action against Rome insofar As the germans use the City its railways and roads for their military purposes a Headquarters pledged. Defences not broken. At the same time Headquarters cautioned that although Velletri and Val Montone bastions of the Rome line have been captured a the enemy a defensive positions. _ in this sector have not yet been patently was in a relenting mood re in at German de saturday As Cool breezes and a a a a. Of Quot considerable depth thundershowers were predicted and Lryni resistance is being in for the next 24 hours. Countered in keeping with this new order the German High command the thermometer at the Hubbard Tenor a a. Breezes Promise lower readings Cedar and Vicinity increasing cloudiness saturday night sunday thundershowers and cooler. Fresh to Strong winds. Mar a rid Nev a Iowa a pre Calendar summer which came in like a hot foot and tried it make it permanent a Washington up a British and state department sources said saturday they believed the recent delay in receipt of letters in this country from great Britain probably was a result of transportation problems and More strict Prein Possession of the Cliffs poses rup tink the supplies for the Gentile americans for their main a re p thrust for the three airfields. The a j Frel he a a 40,000,000 a japanese positions enabled theme Ohton. To threaten the yanks flanks and family Alk a Jolt a paid in the commanders ordered the Advance a a ears total or re 11-nn slowed until the enemy could be 5300.000,000. Driven from the Heights which sales of War Bonds to naval per parallel the Road about 200 Yards sonnet aggregate More than $500,-Mshore. 1000,000. _ j improved standards of office work in supplies and accounts by russian facilities for the Amer Hospital examined the child p011 a a a 8oro� Cass not receive Loans. Reported she had not been the pr�8ram Haq my any for As Long As two weeks. A it was a Brief but Happy Cele harmed As had been feared by mail office of censorship officials brat Ion before servicing the air police capt. William Feek in said people Here would have to be Craft with fuel and ammunition for charge of the Case. She was re-�ti.?1 i it i r to cart and added that that a another Call on the Axis in route loosed to her father. me act on of their re thought americans would under to their Home bases in England Arthur i Chaffee assistant Soi stand present difficulties. Italy and Africa Quot said Deane of police said he believed of it no to Hal i _ a the american airmen unable to by Abd actor was a degenerate r anal ment and la a or m or flyers raise fund 3 to became fright test is 1 1 Vasion censorship of mail. T my #. Americans accustomed to re own Jereau saved Over $100,000 a year Civ my letters regularly have re employee loses leg the russians As a the soviet in Ltd and abandoned the child. Mechanics replied appropriately. A they had worked for months with w. A american ground Crews to get the Mot i la pm million idea of Ute wet to i to it refunds made the All area employment stabilization Untaro acceptance of additional hiring controls at this the Iowa committee recommended that similar action be shill tie bombing was said to have Washington a of j a ilk if Quot in in. To educate orphan London apr a fund of almost $3,000, contributed by u. S. Airmen at a ninth air Force base will provide for the education of four year old Tony Everitt orphaned Quot when his Mother died try c�4�r Ruk new a Verne Thompson 44. Of 1381 first Avenue be suffered the loss of his left leg saturday morning when he became entangled in a Side planer at the Iowa manufacturing company Plant. The leg was almost completely severed above the knee and had to be amputated. According to company officials Thompson was changing the stroke on the machine when he slipped and fell into the planer. No one was working near him. He was taken to St. Luke a hos state Hull a a Quot individual income tax provided for both employers Anc the inferno when the plane crashed Siw. Mosor. Conferences returns but cautioned Al a ploys Quot rang said. A the pm s last saturday near her farm Home Wallace visits with siberians London apr speaking in russian to a native audience in the siberian town of Irkutsk vice president Wallace said that a it is becoming quite Clear that Only the full collaboration Between our two countries and their sillies can insure to the world a stable peace and True the Moscow radio reporting the Pital where he was Given Sev j speech Friday night said Wallace Oral blood transfusions. His con Enro Ute to China was greeted edition is serious. Warmly. _ Wallace told his audience that sheepherder admits prime i Brav lately it too. Too persons still in Plover is not limited to the hiring she saved one Man. Then con slav in it of rom refit soviet Siberia must play an it i u Dis titled to refunds that it will take of All workers referred to him. He turned her Rescue efforts until the Nuu Celei portent part in postwar construe f several months to get All checks May select from among those re bomber exploded. A fort Collins Colo. Apr a la res act pm a it. Marshall into the mails. Feared to meet his production cd de Matteson Laramie wyo., 5. Mister each refund Check the Bureau needs. Likewise the worker need it rancher and a retired Marine corps said will be mailed As soon As not accept the first Job offered vow i by cd doily possible by the regional Dis bars him in a War important Industry my office of the Treasury in the he will be exposed to All Sud Jas qualifications. I Washington apr the a however a worker will not Treasury decided saturday to Grebe referred to a less essential or ate a a a of War Bonds costing ice and fuel company read Only 72 at 5 30 saturday morning although by 2 30 . The temperature had climbed to 88. High temperature Friday was 92 at 3 ., record for the Day in Cedar and barely topped by Burlington with 94. At 7 . The Mercury stood at 86, which still was plenty warm but by Midnight it was Down to 78. Lowest in the was 63 at Decorah last night. Ban Hills Friday and said attacks at and West of Lanu Vio just West of Velletri were repelled. An Allied spearhead thrusting above Val Montone was a brought to a standstill East of Rocco i papa and South of palestrina a five Miles North of Val Montone the germans said United states units which took Val Montone struck out in three directions a Northwest along the via Cassina toward Rome 20 Miles away Southeast along the same Road to link up with the French who Are driving the germans out of their last footholds on the South Side of the Sacco River and due North along an important secondary Road toward a vital Highway Junction at Cave three Miles from Val Montone. French close in. Partisans launch general offensive London up a marshal Tito announced saturday that a general pre invasion offensive had been launched against weakened German garrisons throughout Yugoslavia and partisan Headquarters reported the capture of an enemy stronghold at pee in Slovenia 28 Miles North of the j Feria four and albanian Border in a special supplement to the regular communique Tito said the German offensive launched to Days ago in Western Bosnia with airborne troops and massed formations of planes tanks and armoured divisions was a a dismal failure a although the partisans were forced to yield ground in some places. Stalin and Churchill night attack. London apr in a new a paver s own District for armed forces count of the historic shuttle raid to Russia the Moscow radio saturday quoted an Izvestia correspondent As reporting that Amer 15 held by Fol Baltimore apr the Captain died in a Hospital Here Squadron Leader s bag now 26 planes Allied air Force Headquarters Italy apr squad Ron Leader Neville Duke became the top scoring Pilot in the Mediterranean area by destroying six enemy aircraft from May 13 to 21 to bring his total to 26, it was announced saturday. His Squadron operating from the Beach head strip wiped out 16 enemy planes and damaged to in that period. Lion and that the United states and Canada must make a a decisive Effort in the task to developing their Northern regions. Lean heavy bombers a 11 a e k e d a Edera Bureau of investigation area. Is unable to take a Job out armed services. Non essential Industry unless he $7 50 and paying off at $10�?for is not needed for a vital Job in his Sale to men and women of the romanian targets at night. Arrested 14 men and one woman Side his area or unless there is Treasury officials said the new b if this account is Correct it is a Atu Quot Dave accusing them of Evad undue hardship special Emer Bonds would be available Only to believed to be the first maw in draft or assisting Indue gency circumstances or other Good members of the army Navy mar a Ltd rifles coast guard and maritime tees to feign mental ailments in cause to prevent his a continued on i age to 3. Order to obtain deferments. 1 employment m an essential or Friday night of a gunshot wound As has been done by Russia which sheriff Gus Anderson of a dispatch from Moscow Aid Greeley said a 26-year-old sheep Wallace visited some of the great Herder admitted firing in a Dis centers in Siberia including Pute Over wages. Komsomolsk and Yakutsk in a sheriff Anderson quoted James species factories and farms and Howard Baker the sheepherder As saying after his surender a i did no to intend to kill Matteson a i Only wanted to Mark his Baker was held in the county Hail without charge pending action i by the District attorney. Talked to Industrial and Agricula Tural leaders. He did some work himself in vegetable gardens. Wallace declared he witnessed soviet a determination to produce the today s Marquis Childs. Comes. Courthouse. Deaths. David Lawrence Marion. Movies. Drew Pearson. Radio. Sparta. State. Index Wost tsp a features i i the French meantime dosed in quickly from the South of Colic a half Miles Southeast of Val Montone and within pistol shot of both Highway 6 and the River. Farther to the Southeast other French troops closed the Retreat route from the area South of the Sacco River by slicing across a secondary Road at Surg Ola 14 Miles from Val Montone and five and on half Miles West of Ferentino which the eighth army already had taken. Gen. Alphonse Juines French troops also were driving northward from the Village of Monteel Ancio la Miles Southeast of Val Montone. Monte Lanci was taken the night of june 1. Thus Iron claws were closing in on whatever German units were attempting to fight a rearguard action in the 13-mile sector Between Colle Ferro and for Encino looping South of the say co River. From this bag the nazis had four a surfaced country roads extending northward along which they could attempt to escape but the Pursuit from three sides was certain to Cost them heavy casualties As Well As the loss of All hut their most highly Mobile vehicles. 26.�0# prisoners. The enemy lost 1,000 men in prisoners alone in the last 24 hours in repented counter attack. This brought the total prisoners taken by the fifth army along in the current offensive to mom than 14,000. The fifth and eighth armies to i continued on Page 2, col 6. \

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